(WAVA) Speech-Language Pathologist

Employer
K12 Inc.
Location
Tacoma, WA, United States
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Apr 12, 2019
Ref
19-1260
Requisition Number 19-1260
Title (WAVA) Speech-Language Pathologist
City Tacoma State WA

Description
[WAVA] Speech-Language Pathologist INSPIRE THE FUTURE
K12 is a dynamic company on a mission to provide the most compelling, comprehensive, and effective K-12 education available. Our employees are a critical part of an organization that is providing powerful, new options for the way children can be educated. They have a passion for education and a drive to make a difference.

The mission of WAVA is to provide an exemplary individualized and engaging educational experience for students by incorporating school and community/family partnerships coupled with a rigorous curriculum along with a data-driven and student-centered instructional model. Student success will be measured by valid and reliable assessment data, parent and student satisfaction, and continued institutional growth within the academic community. Join us!

The Speech-Language Pathologist assesses, diagnoses, treats and helps to prevent communication and swallowing disorder in children experiencing communication problems that affect classroom activities, social interaction, literacy and learning. AS a Speech-Language Pathologist, YOU WILL ...

      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The below State ments are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required; other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.
      • Screens, evaluates, and provides speech-language therapy for students with identified speech-language impairments; Documents student performance;
      • Provide support to student support team (SST)/response to intervention (RTI) processes;
      • Provides case management of speech-only caseload;
      • Provides direct speech-language therapy for elementary students;
      • Monitors compliance with regulations;
      • Instructs students/families in the use of appropriate communication technologies (specifically alternative augmentative communication devices) for the purpose of minimizing the adverse educational impact of communication disorders and improving student success in the classroom;
      • Maintains files and/or records, e.g. progress reports, activity logs, treatment plans, reports, etc. for the purpose of ensuring the availability of information as required for reference and/or compliance;
      • Participates in meetings, workshops, and seminars for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information;
      • Provides support to special education teachers with instructional strategies, co-teaching and/or progress monitoring.


      Competencies
      To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following
      competencies.
      • Adaptability/Flexibility: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, and adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
      • Integrity/Ethics: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, and conveys good news and bad.
      • Teamwork: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.
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Requirements
Minimum required Qualifications
  • Master's degree in speech language pathology AND
  • Three (3) years of speech/language work experience OR
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Certificates and Licenses: Washington Speech-Language Pathology license and/or teaching certificate.
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Highly knowledgeable about Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) due process requirements
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in conducting/interpreting comprehensive speech-language evaluations and monitor student growth
  • Thorough knowledge and skill in providing speech-language therapy services
  • Ability to work collaboratively with other staff members to plan and deliver speech-language services to children
  • Ability to create and deliver staff development
  • Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Computer Software: Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Web proficiency
  • Ability to travel for meetings, professional development, etc.
  • Ability to travel to meet in person with students/families
  • Ability to pass background check requirements
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Knowledge/experience with virtual classrooms
  • Proficiency with IEP Online

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • This is a home-based position with light travel

The above job is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor. All employment is "at-will" as governed by the law of the State where the employee works. It is further understood that the "at-will" nature of employment is one aspect of employment that cannot be changed except in writing and signed by an authorized officer. By signing below the incumbent acknowledges that she/he has reviewed and is familiar with the contents of this job

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